Keyboard Geniuses: Friday The 13th: The Game wouldn’t be the same without bumbling Jasons
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We recently gathered a few A.V. Club staffers to check out the new Friday The 13th game, and despite some mixed feelings—especially when it came to playing with random strangers instead of each other—we came away pretty impressed by just how well it builds a tense, faithful multiplayer game out of the films’ slasher-flick cliches. In the comments, Wolfman Jew carried on the conversation about translating the feel of the films:
The inherent unfairness and even the glitches sound pretty damn close to the movies. I’m being reminded of one of the most hokey of them all, Jason Takes Manhattan …